Free Comic Book Day


Free Comic Book Day at Cloudscape HQ

When: May 5th, 11 AM – 3 PM
Where: Cloudscape HQ, 5955 Ross Street

Did you know the first Saturday of May is Free Comic Book Day? Every year Cloudscape gets involved with activities for the whole family, and this time at our own HQ, we will be:

  • giving away certain of our graphic novels for free
  • having a sale of many of our other books
  • running an all-ages comic jam
  • providing colouring pages
  • and lots of other fun events!

For more, visit our Cloudscape Free Comic Book Day Facebook event.

In addition, many of our members will be participating at Free Comic Day events in other parts of the city, including the Metropolis comic shop near Metrotown and the Delta library.

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Free Comic Book Day this Saturday!

free comic book day
Every year, the first Saturday of May is Free Comic Book Day, and this time it’s next Saturday, May 2! Stop by your local comic book store to see what free goodies they’re providing. Many stores, such as Big Pete’s Collectibles in North Van and Metropolis Comics & Toys in Burnaby, also have numerous events and special comic guests planned, so stop by and take part in the fun!

 

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Free Comic Day This Saturday!

Free Comic Book Day

Saturday, May 3rd, is Free Comic Book Day. Come join Cloudscape Comics at Metropolis Comics and Toys, 4735 Kingsway Burnaby, to celebrate. Numerous local cartoonists will be attending, including Ed Brisson and Simon Roy. Other exhibitors will include the New Image College of Make-Up Design with full body paint demos, the Lego Pop Up Brick Shop, Northwest Fanfest, and West Coast Geeks Vs Nerds. The Cosplay Duo HitBox Official will be hosting the event, providing some trivia, and handing out prizes and such. There will also be a big pile of free comics, a sale of the store’s graphic novels, a costume contest, and the opportunity to win big prizes, including a 1:1 scale Green Lantern power battery! Doors open at noon and the prizes will be warded at 3:30. Be there!

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Comic Battle Round 30: Electric Chair

The battle is SO ON. Look at all these entries!
Normally, the single panels and illustrations don’t count… but I’m totally stoked about the participation count from Free Comic Book Day. So I’ll let it slide, just this once… any future one panels and illustrations will be disqualified ;P

Did you get your free comics on comic book day? 😀

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Ready your pens for the next topic:

Sporks and Foons

As always, you’ve got two weeks; submissions are due Wednesday May 25th, 2011 by 4pm, PST.

For rules and requirements on submitting to a comic battle, please read our page here.

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